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  1. The Roman Gaze

    The Roman Gaze: Vision, Power and the Body [Hardback]

    David Frederick (Author)

    Regular Price: £39.50

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780801869617
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    The act of looking, both outwards and inwards, was an important element in Roman culture with Roman vision, so Fredrick argues, being distinct from both Greek and Western vision. This collection of nine essays draws on modern gender and materia... .... Learn More
  2. The Gladiator

    The Gladiator: The Secret History of Rome's Warrior Slaves [Paperback]

    Alan Baker (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.99

    Special Price: £2.95

    ISBN: 9780306811852
    Published by : Da Capo Press
    Condemned and yet feared by emperors, almost certain to be slaughtered and yet adored by the masses, the gladiator was the superstar of his day. His existence was invariably short and violent, improved only faintly by the prospect of honor, wealth... .... Learn More
  3. Greek Romans & Roman Greeks

    Greek Romans & Roman Greeks: Studies in Cultural Interaction [Hardback]

    E. Ostenfeld (Author); Karin Blomqvist (Author)

    £22.95

    ISBN: 9788772887968
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity)
    In its first three centuries the Roman Empire expanded politically at the same time as Greek culture was enjoying its heyday. This not only created tensions but also many productive impulses, which were mirrored in different branches of cultural l... .... Learn More
  4. Intertextuality and the Reading of Roman Poetry

    Intertextuality and the Reading of Roman Poetry [Hardback]

    Lowell Edmunds (Author)

    Regular Price: £42.00

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9780801865114
    Published by : Johns Hopkins University Press
    How can we explain the process by which a literary text refers to another text? For the past decade and a half, intertextuality has been a central concern of scholars and readers of Roman poetry. In Intertextuality and the Reading of Roman Poetry,... .... Learn More
  5. Frisurenkunst und Kunstfrisur

    Frisurenkunst und Kunstfrisur [Paperback]

    Marion Mannsperger (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.95

    Special Price: £10.00

    ISBN: 9783774928657
    Published by : Dr Rudolf Habelt GmbH
    A welcome look at the more frivolous side of Roman society, this book provides a rare insight into Roman hairdressing and depictions of hairstyles in Roman art. The author uses evidence from sculpture, numismatics, the Fayum portraits and Pompe... .... Learn More
  6. Die Wagendarstellungen der Pannonischen Grabsteine

    Die Wagendarstellungen der Pannonischen Grabsteine [Hardback]

    Zsolt Visy (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9789636414566
    Published by : University of Pecs
    A study of carved reliefs of wagons from Roman tombstones from Pannonia. Visy provides a typology and analysis of the various wagon types and elements such as wheels, undercarriages and so on depicted. The tomb stones are all illustrated. Germa... .... Learn More
  7. Consolatory Rhetoric

    Consolatory Rhetoric: Grief, Symbol and Ritual in the Greco-Roman Era [Hardback]

    Donovan J. Ochs (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9780872498853
    Published by : University of South Carolina Press
    Consolatory Rhetoric explores Greco-Roman funeral rituals to reveal how opposing symbols functioned rhetorically to comfort communities afflicted by the death of one of their members. While the bulk of rhetorical criticism interprets written te... .... Learn More
  8. Ritual & Desire

    Ritual & Desire: Catullus 61 & 62 & Other Ancient Documents on Wedding & Marriage [Hardback]

    O. Thomsen (Author)

    £22.95

    ISBN: 9788772882888
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Catullus' two wedding poems contain important statements regarding the poet's personality, Roman sexual morality, attitudes to love and marriage, and the practice and psychology of ancient religion. This work subjects the two poems to detailed ana... .... Learn More
  9. Studies in Roman Private Law

    Studies in Roman Private Law [Hardback]

    Alan Watson (Author)

    Regular Price: £80.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9781852850470
    Published by : Hambledon and London Ltd
    Roman private law remained a vital element of Roman government throughout its long history. These essays examine the nature of areas of the law, the problems it was designed to combat and its fate. .... Learn More
  10. Readings from Classical Rhetoric

    Readings from Classical Rhetoric [Hardback]

    Patricia P. Matsen (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.50

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780809315925
    Published by : Southern Illinois University Press
    This reader contains a selection of extracts designed to give a detailed overview of ancient rhetoric, its theory and practice, and its centrality to Classical thought. The 24 authors range from Homer to Augustine. .... Learn More

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